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Oct 16, 2012 9:00pm CDT
for president barack obama and romney the two squaring off at hofstra university in new york the debate is in a town hall format president barack obama reminded voters that romney didn't support the bailout of the auto industry and a tangle over what romney meant when he said let detroit go bankrupt. >> to say i wanted to take the auto industry bankrupt, you actually did and i think it's important now that was a process that was necessary to get those companies back on their feet so they could start hiring more people that was precisely what i recommended and ultimately what happens. >> what governor romney said just isn't true, you wanted to take them into bankruptcy without providing them any way to stay open and we would have lost 1 million jobs. >> join us for analysis with the hash tagged wgn 20 12th you know 25 minutes into the debate there were reports of 1 million related to bade tweets. debate tweets. we would hear from some voters live after tom skilling forecast. lance shut down tonight creating a real headache for drivers in addition the installation of the towers and con
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm CDT
because of problems with loose seats. president obama end mitt romney meeting in denver to square off on issues facing our country. the economy, the economy into the economy dominated the first part of the debate. middle income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300, but it's been a crushing at the same time gasoline prices have doubled under the present electric rates are up, food prices are up. >> for 18 months we've been running on this tax plan and now five weeks before the election he is saying that his big bold idea is it never mind and to the fact is that if you are lowering their rates... >> >> obama care is on my list i apologize mr. president i use that term with all respect. i'm going to stop this subsidy to pbs i actually like youtube but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to bar money from china to pay for it. >> we do have more debate coverage coming up later we are hearing for straight from the voters and an analysis from political analyst paul lisneck is coming up in the newscast. and toxic chemicals found in 70 percent of child produ
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00pm CDT
obama is trying to confuse the voters and is distorting mitt romney's record. tickets range from 2500 to nearly $76,000 per person. they say about 260 people attended >> outside the hotel dozens of protesters gathered to demonstrate against the republican agenda. >> local activist state romney and paul reiser and economic policies will only further burdened the middle class >> just days away from the first and only vice-presidential debate the candidates are preparing for the big match up. politicians from both parties are weighing in on who they say will come out on top >> the countdown to joe biden and paul ryan's face-off in danville, kentucky has begun. the v-p candidates are preparing to go head-to-head on the heels of last week's first presidential debate. i think that the v.p. debates are very important. -- i think paul is going to do a great job, but i also think that joe biden is incredibly gifted when it comes to debating and understanding policy. he is a good orator. after president obama's poor showing against mitt romney in denver this past week, democrats are coun
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm CDT
governor mitt romney walked away from the first showdown with the upper hand. sandra endo is in denver, co this morning with a recap of the action and early analysis. >> hot-button domestic issues took center stage at the first presidential debate. including obamacare. >>if you repeal it seniors will pay 600 dollars more. >> start mandating to the providers across america. >> my number one principle will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> is the reason he is keeping all of these plans to replace a secret because they're too good ? >> i am concerned that the path we're on has been unsuccessful. >> i definitely have an idea. >> the next presidential debate is on october 16th. the vice presidential candidates face off next week and kentucky. >> the president did it appear to be disengaged. he has been preparing. he also has a day drop. i do not think he is used to people challenging him like that. i think he was a little surprised at the level of challenge. i did not know why he did not come up with some of the lines like a 47% in your sending jobs overseas. all things he had
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Oct 17, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. >>president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney faced off last night in a debate that was often heated and contentious. cnn's rene marsh is in hempstead, new york with a recap. >> the running mates are weighing in after last night's matchup. >> they offer people a very concrete vision about how he has experience and knowledge. that is why i'd think he won the debate. i thought was incredible that governor romney had nothing but a sketchy response to everything. the have yet to come up with a solitary specific plan. >> have a contrast to his debate if performancerefused personal responsibility think about who he was talking about >> a recent study has shown the people in the middle class will see $4,000 a year higher taxes as a result of spending and borrowing. i will not let that happen. >> the day after the attacks i stood in the rose garden and i told the american people that we were going to find out exactly what happened. >> it took the president 14 days before he called the attack an act of terror. the next debate is next monday. the issues will be for
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Oct 22, 2012 9:00pm CDT
romney i'm glad that you agree that we had success in going after al kited but i have to tell you that your strategy previously has been one that has been all over the map. >> my strategy has been pretty straightforward which is to go after the bad guys to interrupt and kill them but the key that we will have to pursue is a pathway to get the muslim world to reject extremism on its own. just a few weeks ago you indicated we should still have troops in iraq. and coming up a complete political analysis from paul lisneck. more than 15,000 cast their ballots. he has been politically mia for months. he did pull his name off of the ballot for the next election. just moments ago at o'hare airport, we are speaking with both of them. let me tell you he was looking good, he had liked moments then he had very serious moments. >> the congressmen just back from washington a 19 minuteat a 90 minute meeting. this accusation is a ludicrous. it was not only disrespectful, he had no basis in the truth. voters have not heard from jackson since back in june until a robotic call to constituents ove
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00pm CDT
's presidential debate with president obama and mitt romney getting ready to go head-to-head for the first time and their supporters weighing in on who is best prepared. i think both are excellent in their own way. i think you could argue that mitt has had a lot more recent experience, obviously, but also, candy part of it depends on who is moderating. he's been through at least 20 debates in the course of the primaries, and newt gingrich himself said just the other day, he's the best debater. he beat all of them. tim pawlenty, a republican said they think he's a terrific debater mitt romney used senator rob portman of ohio to act as his opponent while preparing for the debate.... and john kerry played the role of romney stand-in...for president obama. the president has a day job, the presiden'ts been president and has not had the time to practice, all we hear about is that mitt romney's been practicing practicing, practicing wherever he goes. i think mitt romney is going to come in there very prepared, he's going to do very well because he's done very well in all of the debates i thin
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm CDT
president obama and romney are spinning last night's debate. >> the so-called king of clubs headed to prison williams only demand this summer for two as the state's ultimate political insider today sentenced by a federal judge to one year and one day he was convicted for attempting to shake down a hollywood producer he asked a judge for a probation citing failing health we are disappointed that mr. selene did not get a sentence and probation but obviously we except the sentencing that the judge provided a catholic priest from indiana disappears in greece and his family believes that he is in serious danger or maybe even dead, father christian said that he and a translator were trying to escape from a foreign country and they were involved in a heated dispute to the archdiocese says it's aware of the situation and is praying for its safe return. a cnn post a debate last night reflects what the pundits have been saying all along today it was a resounding victory for the republican candidate mitt romney apparently uncommitted registered voters showed 57 percent of them gave romney the
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. >>next what the latest polls show about mitt romney and president obama. also ahead the man who wants to make the historic free-fall from [ female announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. [ male announcer ] most people tend to think more about how they brush than what they brush with. until i show them this. the oral-b pro-health clinical brush. its pro-flex sides adjust to teeth and gums for a better clean. the pro-health clinical brush from oral-b. ñóxó÷?÷?@?@? >>mitt romney has pulled ahead of president obama in a new poll. the pew research center poll of likely voters shows romney leading the president 49 percent to 45 percent. just last month. romney trailed the president by 8-points. romney's favorable rating has climbed to 50 percent while the president's has dropped to 49 percent. the survey followed the first p
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm CDT
in the blagojevich administration. mitt romney says if elected president he would reinstate a policy banning federal funding of private groups that provide abortions. romney also told the "des moines register" that he has no abortion-related legislation on his platform. that's contrary to earlier statements romney made promising to appoint supreme court justices who would overturn roe-v-wade. which affirms a woman's right to have an abortion. after the remarks were published online, romney's campaign spokeswoman reiterated that romney is opposed to abortion. a spokeswoman for president obama's campaign said "women simply can't trust romney." >>they want the ads pull since they are a non partisan no profit organization. the obama campaign says they are considering the request. next the scathing report released today about lance armstrong and doping allegations. also, the investigation into the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya. lawmakers today hold a hearing on capitol hill. and later two major u.s. companies and their connection to horrifying undercover video showing the mistreatment
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Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm CDT
are takers. >> romney is a good man he cares about 100 percent of americans in this country. i think the vice president very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth of the right way. >> later in this broadcast we'll have reaction from voters. new development today in the mystery of them missing north suburban moms and her two little girls. we are live with the latest on the investigation. the investigation for the night wrapping up here about 90 minutes ago people taking down their police tape packing up and clearing the seen no real updates from them on what they spent most of the day doing. as darkness falls on this quiet street investigators from the lake county sheriff's office, and go friends and family fearing the worst. we don't know what happened we don't know where she is we're worried about the kids and of course not knowing anything and everything is going through your head. printer two daughters haven't been seen since saturday night when they left her parents' home the girls are to year-old in the four months old her estranged husband reported
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Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm CDT
down michigan avenue. they want to see chicago ban the sale of dogs in retail stores. >>mitt romney and president obama prepare for their first debate. >>plus convicted d-c sniper lee boyd malvo opens up about the murders he helped commit a decade ago as a teenager. and a man who worked as an aide to an illinois congressman was accused of assaulting lindsay lohan over the weekend. [ male announcer ] this is sheldon, whose long day setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >>three americans serving with nato forces in eastern afghanistan were killed today in a suicide bombing attack. in all 14 people were killed and 37-others were injured. witnesses tell reuters the bomber was wearing a police uniform and drove a motorcycle strapped with explosives. the afghan taliban is claiming responsibility for the attack. the bombing follows the killing of two americans on sunday during a shoot out with afghan f
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Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm CDT
>>vying for votes. especially from independent voters. president obama and mitt romney are in denver tonight for the first presidential debate. good afternoon. i'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. sandra endo has our top story from denver. >> weeks of preparation will be tested on the stage in a matter of hours. how will their approach change when the competition is standing just a few feet away? >>>> >>>> govegornrn romney has toake ee debatat about the president's economic policy. the president has to do different from that. he has to make the debate about the choice between himself and the governor romney. pressing him about specifics. >> the debate is not about winning. >> the opportunity for him to talk directly to the american people without the filter. telling them about his plan for the next four years. >> obama advisers are also spending. reminding voters that the president's day drop has interfered with practice sessions. both candidates know that every questi
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Oct 23, 2012 9:00pm CDT
and romney are spending the final days of this campaign. and bill clinton speaks about how he felt regarding last night's presidential debate. here's my morning routine. cute. then new activia breakfast blend. a great way to help start the day. it's hearty with twice the protein of regular lowfat yogurt. mmmm... new activia breakfast blend. joe comes in a paper cup at the drive-thru. johan comes in a porcelain vessel, crafted with care by a talented blonde from sweden. ♪ ♪ smooth, rich, never bitter gevalia. [ female announcer ] over the years your mouth has sipped snacked ...yellowed... lived loved, ...yellowed... chatted, chewed ...yellowed. and over all those years, your teeth...have yellowed. fact is if you're not whitening you're yellowing. crest 3d white whitestrips remove over ten years of stains by going below the enamel surface. and, they whiten 25 times better than a leading whitening toothpaste. crest whitestrips. life opens up when you do. president obama and mr. romney throwing their campaigns into power drive now that
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Oct 25, 2012 12:00pm CDT
campaigned today. mr. romney spent yesterday traveling to colorado. governor romney will be an ohio both today and tomorrow. both are looking for the undecided. the president needs to rally. his enthusiasm is nowhere near that of four years ago. >> i hope everyone else is ready to fly the him. >> this is too important. the momentum is high. the momentum is up. i'm excited. the president will travel to a campaign even this evening in cleveland before returning very late tonight to the white house. >>mitt romney campaigns in cincinnatti, ohio today. this crucial battleground state. offering 18 electoral votes. romney addressed a crowd at a business that supplies armor parts, and assemblies for military platforms. a time magazine poll shows the race is very close in the state. it shows president obama with 49 percent support and romney with 44 percent. the poll has a three point sampling error. >>president obama may have been upstaged at a campaign stop in florida. this pictures shows him posing with a group of school children on tuesday. but take a closer look behind the president. in
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Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm CDT
will be here later today. governor romney working furiously to steal wisconsin. it has been since 1984 that a republican presidential candidate managed to capture the badger state. both republican and democratic strategist bombarding wisconsin with television ads. >> he went to the middle east and flew to egypt in you skip israel. our closest friend. >> florida is too close to call. the difference between what was and what could have been. >> the obama campaign is on a mission to win again in wisconsin. he captured the state back in 2008. clearly a lot of enthusiasm here. a strong incentive to vote for both parties. the race here in wisconsin going down to the water. wire. >> i cannot wait until it is over. you do not know who to believe. >> that is every day. a minimum of four calls. it is hard to like anything. i like to see something done for the american people. if >> governor romney schedule tomb of attend a rally in milwaukee. >>president obama will try to persuade voters through t-v interviews today. the president will do ten interviews, which will air in seven battleground
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Oct 10, 2012 9:00pm CDT
the president and mr. romney compare with jobs. when you look at two years ago in the depths of a great receptionfor recession 42 percent approved of obama's handling. again when you look at those numbers there is still complains downstate how did these two candidates helpmeet feel about me? which candidate cares more about people like you? the reason i call it a gut check is because it's not necessarily anything statistical it's just who is coming across better as someone who can relate to and here i think it shows the success of the obama camp. on this question across age, gender and geography obama won this election. republican presidential hopeful romijn appears to have changed his position on abortion again a key issue among social conservatives, while visiting ohio today. romney also said if elected he would reinstate the so-called mexico city policy which bans federal funds. will president obama, swinging in round two of the presidential debates next week critics said he didn't seem too enthusiastic last week's soap for the second time he said he will not be mr. nice guy next tim
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Oct 21, 2012 9:00pm CDT
president obama or mitt romney has more leverage on the topic. i think the president has a very strong record in foreign policy. he went after bin laden. he decimated al qaeda. he has restored our alliances. first of all, governor romney lived overseas for several years as a missionary, worked in international business for many many years, was governor of massachusetts, dealt with the entire world in helping rebuild the winter olympics and literally had virtually every country in the world that he was dweelg in that session, and he is a man who understands the larger world. katherine fenton -- an undecided voter from last week's town hall debate -- asked a question about women and equality in the workplace. now, she's speaking out about the final debate. i'm definitely looking forward to the next debate, i would like to hear what they have to say, especially what they have to say about the position of america in the middle east changing - i'm very interested in iran's nuclear capabilities, i think a lot of the focus for voters is on domestic policy, but we've had debates about th
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Oct 25, 2012 9:00pm CDT
to the white house tonight. mitt romney's campaign reporting today they collected $112 million during the first half of the month he is ready for the big push to election day. this campaign is about big things because we happen to believe thahahaha recognize this a yeawiththththth big choice in the americans want to see big changes and i will bring it to this country. >> the romney campaign says 92 percent of donations for contributions of $250 or less, he made three campaign stops throughout that battleground states. and an incumbent tea party congressman put against his democratic challenger, tami duckworth vs. joe walsh. what stands out right away for you? first let's look at the numbers this is a race being watched all over the country what we found is that it's duckworth, 50 percent, walsh 40 percent. nine percent are undecided which seems like a fairly large figure so close to election day but when you go deeper into the numbers it's very simple why she has this lead, it's the women's vote among men is 46-45 walsh but when you look at the women's vote it is 54, 34 duckworth 20 percentag
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm CDT
gunmen stormed the consulate in benghazi last month. >>republican presidential candidate mitt romney reversed himself on a controversial comment he made during a private fundraiser. romney initially said his disparaging remarks about the 47 percent of americans who don't pay taxes, was "not elegantly stated." but asked in an interview last night, how he would have responded if the "47 percent" comment came up during the debate with president obama. romney replied that his comment was "just completely wrong." president obama never brought up the issue during the debate. >>former vice president al gore has an explanation for the president's lackluster debate performance. he says it was the altitude. gore made the comment on his 'current t-v' channel during a panel discussion. gore said president obama had arrived in denver the day of the debate and only had hours to adjust to the altitude. mitt romney had been in denver since monday... hence giving his body time to acclamate to the difference in oxygen intake at that high altitude. the city stands a mile above sea level. >>a little g
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm CDT
troops have been killed in the war, *21-hundred* of those were americans. >>mitt romney is looking to boost his credentials before debating again. he criticized president obama dealings with all the countries. he says last month's attack that killed four americans in libya was probably the work of the same forces that attacked the united states on 911. u.s. and allies will prevent iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. >>president obama is on a west- coast fundraising swing that's expected to add about 9-point-5 million dollars to his campaign warchest. mister obama was in los angles last night for a star-studded concert featuring katy perry stevie wonder and others. for the first time, he joked about his lackluster performance at last week's debate. today the president will attend a ceremony declaring a national monument at the california home of latino labor leader cesar chavez. analysts say obama is reaching out to latino voters. underscoring their growing importance in presidential politics. >>republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan is campaigning in ohio today but yeste
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Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm CDT
's presidential debate. where mitt romney was widely viewed as the winner over barack obama. both sides say they're ready. >>i know how he will attack us. >>i think joe just needs to be joe. ryan is a smart and effective speaker. his ideas are the wrong ones. though biden is considered more experienced than ryan. political analysts say the vice president must avoid making one of his well-documented gaffes that end up distracting from the message. an issue that's sure to come up at tonight's debate is federal funding of amtrak. the company gets roughly one- point-four billion dollars a year in federal subsidies and counts vice president biden as one of its biggest supporters. biden has made more than 79- hundred round trips from wilmington, delaware to washington, d-c during his time on capitol hill. ryan's budget plan cuts federal subsides for amtrak and high speed rail projects. republicans favor privatizing the industry instead. national polls have the race for president in a dead heat but the president can still count on support in illinois. in a new tribune wgn-tv poll 55 percent of illi
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Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm CDT
the 1990's. he was 82. >>president obama and his republican challenger, mitt romney, will face off tomorrow night in their second presidential debate. the debate's being held at hofstra university in hempstead, new york and the moderator will be c-n-n's candy crowley. it's a town hall format this time. obama and romney will field questions from more than a dozen undecided voters. the format is designed to produce interaction with the voters rather than heated exchanges between the candidates. >>the father of the u-s ambassador killed in an attack in libya says his son's death should not be politicized in the presidential campaign. mitt romney has criticized president obama for not providing adequate security in libya. the obama campaign said romney's "shoot-from-the-hip" diplomacy shows his lack of experience in foreign affairs. stevens' father says politicians should wait for the findings of a formal investigation before making accusations or judgments. >>the people of pakistan are rallying around a little girl, targeted by the taliban. last week, 14 year old activist,malala yousafzai was
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Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm CDT
mitt romney is already in denver. he spoke at a campaign rally last night. telling supporters the debates won't be about winning and losing. romney said it will be a chance for the candidates to describe the "pathway" on which they'd like to take the country. in addition to the three presidential debates, there will also be a vice presidential debate. >>a judge in pennsylvania ruled today that a new voter i-d law cannot be enforced in next month's presidential election. ritics say it is designed to keep minority voters. who typically vote democrat. away from the polls. supporters say it will prevent voter fraud. the ruling is expected to be appealed. >>it's the world's largest coral reef eco-system, and one of australia's biggest tourist attractions and it's disappearing. half of the great barrier reef has vanished over the last 27 years and scientists say several factors are causing the decline. storms and cyclones, and coral bleaching from high temperatures, are both blamed on global climate change. the coral reef is also being eaten away by a type of starfish that can grow
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Oct 23, 2012 12:00pm CDT
for kids which is better and is it worth the extra cost? ar governor romney accused the president of taking a week stand against iran's nuclear program. >> >> after he killed him i was at ground zero for a memorial to talk to a young woman who is 4 years old was 5 years old when the attack happened. the last conversation she had with her father was when he called from the towers. for the next decade she was haunted by the cover station. that conversation. >> one of the challenges we have had is that they have looked at this administration and filth that were not as strong as a needed to be. >>made time to stop in egypt. the president insisted israel is the united states greatest ally. >> you did not say that you provide help. >> to allow these companies to go through bankruptcy. under no circumstances would i do anything other than help this industry get on its feet. >> president touted his efforts at. >> it was more of a drop. he certainly made it clear right out of friendupfront. >> he is not the commander in chief. he has to be careful about attacking the president's dec
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Oct 2, 2012 9:00pm CDT
to be appealed to. tomorrow night at the first presidential debate between president barack obama and romney will be underway in denver final preparations are being made for the first of three showdowns between them. this face-off will focus heavily on domestic policy and the economy. he called hoover dam breathtaking. the race is close with president obama leading romney by 3%. we have to get jobs again in this country. ohio senator robb portman vice- presidentvice president joe biden goofed up talking about taxes on the middle class. >> the middle class has been buried for the last four years. >> buried, we agree that means we need to stop digging by electing romney the next president of the united states. the republican ticket quick to adopt ryan's slogan. a suburban cop is in and the royal treatment in england and other european countries today they say he helped him win the ryder cup. we are in the car and i let him know don't worry about it i will get you there on time. pat roland's was the man behind the wheel and today he is being held a hero in europe. profiled on the bbc even in
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Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm CDT
than the 6 next leading pacs combined. pop in. stand out.mitt romney getting a bounce from the first debate a new poll shows him thai and president obama even leading a group. the republican nominee leads among voters 49-45% romney blasted the president as a weaker world leader he elected to boost military spending, work with syrian rebelsdropped a half linerebels and draw a hard line with al-qaeda. romney participated in a round table. he called for strong foreign policy debate with the president on october the 16th. the world is a better place because cesar chavez decided to change it. most importantly let's live up to his example. what we are hearing is a note in democratic country this time around there seems to be a tepid response for registration. chicago residents have two options, you can register online at chicago collections.com. chicago elections.com. since the tax payers, we need to make sure the people in and around illinois sports authority of the best sports professionals. the seven member board was supposed oppose candidates monday. back to the mayor and his big
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Oct 12, 2012 9:00pm CDT
in last night's debate. congressman ryan made it very clear that he and romney are prepared to impose their private to views on everyone else. it was made clear last night that they do not believe in protecting a woman's access to healthcare it was made very clear that they do not believe a woman has the right to control her own body. >> republican presidential candidate mitt romney and paul rai campaign together in lancaster ohio one of the key battleground states for the election no republican has won the office without an ohio ryan said the democrats are not offering any new ideas with president barack obama saying more of the same. every now and then i see these obama rallies into their chanting four more years our chair is four more weeks all right? we are getting ready for a change. both romney and president barack obama now have to get ready for debate no. 2 that happens this coming tuesday in new york it will take the form of a town hall meeting citizens in the audience will ask questions of the candidates on both foreign and domestic issues. 14 year-old was shot in head and
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Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm CDT
that all of their equipment was working properly. the stakes are high as president obama and mitt romney head into their second debate tonight. the event takes place in new york. it's a townhall style format. questions will come from more than a dozen undecided voters. the president and romney took a break from campaign events yesterday, to continue preparing for tonight. tonight's moderator says the townhall format could make it difficult for the candidates to become too aggressive towards each other. some analysts say president obama has to show more passion and conviction than he did at the last debate. and mitt romney needs to appear more relatable to the average voter. joining us now is wgn's >> this is very controlled. 12 people predetermined. in addition to canada's after play towards an audience. >> he tends not to be is comfortable in this town all situations. he has gotten better. >> when he gets in front of the average person crowd he finds trouble relating. he started singing god bless america. >>who gets to choose those questions? >> she is violating the rules to do tha
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Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. >>president obama and republican challenger mitt romney went from trading attacks to trading one- liners. the candidates took a break from campaigning last night to show off their comedic skills at the alfred e. smith memorial charity dinner. obama and romney will square off in their third and final debate, monday night. >> this is the third time governor romney and i have met recently. i had a lot more energy in our second debate. i was really longrested after a long that i took during the first debate. >> he knows how to seize the moment. you're better off now than you were four weeks ago. >> we are finally getting a chance to see high-speed rail. this is a video of a test run in michigan last february. it will slow down to the current peak speed of 79 bonds per hour. m.p.h.. coming up next what the government is willing to pay you if you can figure out how to stop annoying robo telemarketing calls. also ahead, the latest in florida where the parents of trayvon martin are fighting to not have their son's school records released. and doctors of the teenage girl shot in the head by
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Oct 20, 2012 9:00pm CDT
. >> with president obama and mitt romney staying indoors preparing both will, and gov. romney had different opinions. oh, a clear vision about the middle-class and the role they will play in building the economy. romney tax cuts for the wealthiest cutting regulations and hoping everything gets better. that failed in the first decade but listen to the worst financial economic collapse that come tree experiences the great depression. for their final debate come their running mates onto the campaign trail... to speak before to voters and fire- up the rank and file. reporter cristina mutchler has more. >> several hundred pro-life the elections are just from a corner and it can deter wasting no time. they prepare to go head-to-head vice presidential candidates take to the trail. we're not going to duck these tough issues we're going to run at our country's economic problems before they get out of control. that is will leaders do. the american people are looking to depend on a president who says what he means and means what he says. president all bombing talk about budget proposal to help economic recov
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Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm CDT
that are expected to go his way. romney has 206. but there are 131 votes up for grabs in toss-up states. 270 electoral votes are need to win the presidency. with only 15-days before the election. the candidates face- off tonight in the final presidential debate. c-n-n's athena jones reports that foreign policy will be the focus. third and final face-off. and will focus entirely on foreign policy. >> i will spar over america's role in the world. in the face and terrorism and how to deal with a rise in china. mr. obama tried to highlight one of his biggest accomplishments. >>the topic is foreign policy. spoiler alert. we got bin laden. >> world affairs are a challenge for every canada. after my trip in 2008 i was attacked as a celebrity because i was so popular with our allies overseas. i'm impressed at how well governor romney has avoided the problem. >> look at what is happening in syria and egypt. the president said he was going to put a light between us and israel. >> both in its face a challenge. >> he has had some success. he has had some things that are still pretty murky. >> the
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Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm CDT
the obama buy and ticket will pull out the win in a state where polls show that the president and romney in a very tight race. i can't even understand how he offshore is his money let alone jobs. mitt romney is on the move when voters in swing states in the close presidential race tonight in the key battleground state of ohio for the second time in 90 days the government announced the economy grew by 2 percent in the third quarter exceeding expectations. after the stimulus was passed to the white house promised that the economy would be growing at 4.3% over twice as fast. today he dismissed romney's economic failed economic policies of the past. the chicago tribune endorsed the president for the second time, the paper says that he is credited for effectively prosecuted the war on terror. i think the youth has a lot of power and we have the power to make a difference. they are really open to both sides. the kids will enjoy the opportunity banks to school teachers who picked them to participate in the program. the top democrat in the u.s. senate has been released from the hospital after b
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Oct 27, 2012 9:00pm CDT
showing this time around, things could be different... with republican challenger mitt romney gaining ground with independents. "he's been running around saying he's got a five-point plan for the economy. turns out it's a one-point plan. folks at the very top get to play by a very different set of rules than you do." it was kissimmee, florida for mitt romney. the g-o-p presidential hopeful..telling supporters the president failed to fulfill his campaign promises. "he promised that his would be a post partisan presidency. but, we've him over these last four years that he's been divisive and and demonized almost every group that opposed him." the v-p candidates making the rounds, too. joe biden in virginia..targeting the republican ticket. "i've never seen two candidates for the highest office of the land who are more negative about the state of our country." paul ryan in ohio...where recent polls give the president a slight advantage. hope and change has become anger, frustration, divide and conquer. and, both sides keeping a nervous eye on sandy. romney and biden canceled weekend sto
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Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm CDT
just to try to score a few political points. so in virginia romney said while the rate is falling he thinks it's because more people have stopped looking for jobs. the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the workforce today our unemployment rate would be around 11%. jack welch doesn't believe the latest unemployment rate is of real and he thinks that the chicago way has something to do with that. he suggests that the numbers have been manipulated for political reasons he said unbelievable job numbers these chicago guys will do anything, cannot debate so change job numbers. mitch romney reverses himself on the 47% comments initially sank his remarks were not elegantly stated but in an interview last night he said if the 4747 percent, up during the debate he would have said he was just completely wrong. we are live at the scene. good evening about three dozen or so bikers in france in a family of new towns and are actually here right now at the location where that tragic accident happened earlier today at the corner of ok and wells near the north side downtown a
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Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm CDT
to the process the concept of due process. >> mitt romney squawking about big bird, ever since he said he would cut funding for pbs president barack obama has been making it a punch line and now it's in his latest attack ad. >> big yellow, a menace to our economy, you have to worry about not wall street but sesame street. >> he said the president should talk more about saving jobs than saving sesame street. >> these are tough times with real serious issues but you have to scratch your head when the president spends the last week talking about saving big bird. >> governor romney once wall street to run wild again but he is going to bring down the hammer on sesame street. obama campaign officials say they are reviewing the request to take down the ad. chicago board of elections are staying open until 12 to handle the last minute crowd registration is on the ground floor. if you plan to register by mail it needs to be postmarked after that there is a grace period from october 10th until november 3rd it's one of the most hotly contested congressional races in the country tonight from the eighth
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Oct 15, 2012 9:00pm CDT
romney preparing for tomorrow night's debate everyone has an opinion on it president obama's previous performance. >> i think showing that it is a clear choice one from a president who has worked hard and tirelessly to get this economy moving because he believes fundamentally in the middle class. verses another person who when it came to the auto industry said let it go bankrupt. and with the comment 47%. i think he does not understand the concerns of middle-class families. you can see the president's performance for yourself when he and governor romney debate in new york watch the entire debate on our web site and tweet with us. an analysis at 9. this city battles with a 75 year parking meter contract that leaves the city woefully short mayor emanuel is looking for a creative way out. live with of the latest move being made. the latest moves being made. >> mayor ron emanuelemanuel once and audits of these, he wants to make sure the revenue collection matches the number of meters around the city $50 million. the mayor inherited a 75 year 1.1 $5 billion lead for the chicago parking m
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Oct 19, 2012 9:00pm CDT
. republican challenger is mitch romney and paul ryan focusing on another battleground state vice- presidential candidate paul ryan speaking with tampa on to progress on their thoughts about improving the economy later in the day he and romney for a rally. illinois congressman joe walsh backing up after his comments about how there is no medical reason an abortion should be performed to save the life of a mother he says there are rare circumstances when it should be done. his congressional opponent tami duckworth seizing on the issue as the two continue to go toe to toe. it's really sad he would take this position infringing on a woman's rights to choose what to do with her own body with her own doctor and her own family. mrs. duckworth thinks so poorly of women that if she can simply utter the word women and only women will forget all about the fact that they are unemployed and that they are struggling to stay above water on their mortgage. they say coming up, a new generation of farmers how one chicago woman is reaching into her family's past to build her future, she is one of chicago's very
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Oct 24, 2012 9:00pm CDT
comments do not reflect gov romney's views. tonight he is in cedar rapids iowa also apply to nev. florida virginia and ohio this week trying to round up votes in these two states in stay with a message on the economy. i'm not as optimistic about winning i'm more optimistic about the future for america things are about to get better and i am convinced of that. he is also trying to put to rest another distraction he apologized for saying he wanted to take a swing at him during the presidential debates what he called his father mr. romney a liar. tomorrow he returns home to chicago to vote early in an off-camera interview today he revealed a second term plan he says he is confident he can pass immigration reform tonight he is in denver on a marathon 48 our cross-country bush saying that he is changing his position to please different crowds. he is counting on you to forget what he stands for he's hoping that you to will come down with the case of what we like to call romnesia. but i'm donald trump delivered is a bombshell he has been promising about president obama. >> if barack obama opens
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm CDT
a president should be doing. >> they are shown in a tight race. romney had to make some changes to his schedule to avoid the hurricane. vice president biden will travel to wisconsin to attend events. all plans are subject to change due to weather conditions. >> sandy is another devastating hurricane by all accounts and a lot of people are going to beat facing some really tough times as a result. >> romney is donating his campaign bus to deliver supplies to people affected by hurricane sandy. >> newspapers called brad schneider is a tax laughable. >> freshman republican congressman robert dold is a self-proclaimed moderate. schneider says his record does not reflect a moderate ideology. >> i think the 10th district is looking for a social moderate strong on national security. >> these are the votes that have a real impact on the everyday lives of people in the district. >> it is a close race. most polls suggest that is either candidate's race to win or lose. >> for the first time in its history the stock market was closed for two days in a row due to hurricane sandy. the jobs repor
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Oct 28, 2012 9:00pm CDT
to the governors as well as to the mayors is anything they need, we will be there mitt romney also changed his campaign schedule but was able to stop in swing state ohio. "...our thoughts and prayers with them." and it's not just wind and rain. a third storm bringing canadian cold... could blanket west virginia, pennsylvania and ohio with wet heavy snow. "i don't know what to expect..." a high tide and a full moon make an already terrible weather situation even worse. casinos are closed in atlantic city, new jersey. and this sign says it all: be kind to us sandy. the governor of maryland has also declared a state of emergency >> in maryland... >> we have been here all day and, this is certainly the worst of... rain pelting down... this is not the worse... we have about 24 hours to go until the worst comes... the waves are fierce. hide tide and how long the storm will last is the most concerning... >> where are you? >> balcony of oceanside hotel... a big tourist site... the pool is drained... all visitors were evacuated here. the conditions are getting worse... >> sandy maybe 1,000 mi. a
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Oct 17, 2012 9:00pm CDT
last night romney telling voters in the swing state of virginia that he is qualified to handle women's chief concerns because of his business experience. acutepresident obama quoting women voters he said he has always supported equal pay for equal work in for a pink breast cancer bracelet today and were that his election night will take indoors at mccormick place. we spoke with the chicago security company that handles events like these what they said about the mccormick location in our second half- hour. >> julian crews is helping the board of elections get the word out tonight. >> pay close attention to the location so that you know exactly and can confirm the location of your polling place. he is urging people to look for their voter guides due to arrive in your mailbox any day now so you will not be surprised election day if your polling place moves. in about one-third of our voters will be givenin our wards in approximately 15 percent of voters will have a new polling place. the changes are due to the precinct consolidations and newly drawn ward maps. for months now they have
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Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. >> mitt romney cancelled events in virginia and new hampshire and is moving his campaign and land. inland. both campaigners are urging supporters to donate to storm charities. >> hms bounty was in distress about 90 mi. southeast of north carolina. the captain gave the order to abandon ship at a coast and the coast guard helicopter was sent to rescue crew members from lifeboats. two members of the cruel are still missing. this is a photo of the hms bounty known for the mutiny that took place. it was the start of the movie mutiny on the bounty starring marlon brando. >> the victim has been identified as 68 year-olda 68 year-old retired bus driver. his neighbors said he was a great guy who was kind and giving. to see the house this afternoon you would never know there was anything that had happened there last night. it was locked up tight with a change on the front gate. the man who lived with him came home and found the door kick in with the victim lying dead on the floor. he had been shot in the chest. neighbors say he had probably just come home when he was shot. they said he just put u
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